Demonstration of AFVs at Fisherman's Bend

Accession Number F07029
Collection type Film
Measurement 3 min 30 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Rintel, David Leslie
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Fishermans Bend
Date made 9 April 1942
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Fisherman's Bend, Victoria 9 April 1942. Coverage of demonstration and trials of Australian made Bren Gun Carriers, Scout Cars and Sentinel Cruiser Tank. Identified: Major General L E Beavis, Master General of Ordnance; Mr A R Code, Honourable N J O Makin, Minister of Munitions; Mr A Fadden; Honourable J S Beasley, Minister for Supply and Development; General Sir Thomas Blamey; General Sutherland, Chief of Staff to General MacArthur; Mr Robert G Menzies; Major General H G Bennett.

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